Amid widening White House divides, Trump reportedly considers major staff shakeup

In an effort to kill headlines like these, reporting power struggles and name-calling between two of Trump's top White House advisors - on Friday, Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon had themselves a good talking to.

This account of the latest West Wing turmoil comes from interviews with more than 20 White House officials and people close to those in the administration, many of whom requested anonymity in order to offer candid assessments.

The two met Friday afternoon after Chinese President Xi Jinping left Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida, in a almost one-hour meeting arranged by White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus.

"Once again this is a completely false story driven by people who want to distract from the success taking place in this administration." she said.

Mark Zaid, an attorney who specializes in security clearances and who holds a top secret security clearance himself, said that just a declaration of "numerous contacts" with foreign officials is not an acceptable way to complete the form, even with the promise of future detail.

"I think first of all a very high amount of tension in the White House is normal", former House speaker Newt Gingrich told the New York Times.

According to one official, the meeting ended amicably, with both men agreeing to work together to advance Trump's agenda.

Media outlets published a rash of news stories this week exposing the civil war within Trump's inner circle, with anonymous sources describing factions led by Bannon and Kushner as being locked in perpetual battle.

Tottenham U-23 coach Ehiogu in hospital after collapsing
The defender helped the team to two League Cup successes, making in excess of 300 appearances for the club in all competitions. Ehiogu, a former England global , made 355 Premier League appearances during spells at Aston Villa and Middlesbrough .

Kushner is allied with a group of aides who view themselves as more moderate forces, including economic adviser Gary Cohn, the former president of the Goldman Sachs investment bank. White House spokeswoman Hope Hicks characterised the meetings as routine diplomatic encounters.

"All agreed to move forward", the official said via Acosta.

Mr Priebus is the former chairman of the Republican National Committee and bucked many in his party by putting the weight of the RNC behind Mr Trump when it was clear he would be the party's presidential nominee.

Bannon's removal from the National Security Council exacerbated a situation that boiled over later in the week.

Donald Trump's young presidency is set to face some major shake-ups.

"He is staying", the senior aide said.

The shift wasn't lost on some of Trump's far-right supporters in line with Bannon.

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